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  • Ron Kaye: We need more from our leaders

    Of all the fallen idols and soiled reputations of yesterday's heroes, none stands out these days quite like Penn State's Joe Paterno, stripped of his achievement as the winningest college football coach in history and relegated to a hall of shame....
  • Local agencies react to state water plan

    Local agencies react to state water plan
    After decades of deadlock, local water officials are hopeful that a new plan to secure a water supply from the Sierra Nevada snowpack will overcome political hurdles and send water flowing steadily to Southern California. On July 25, Gov. Jerry Brown...
  • Governor weighs Gatto's bill giving protections for California sports fans

    Governor weighs Gatto's bill giving protections for California sports fans
    Gov. Jerry Brown is weighing a proposal to better protect sports fans from violence at California's professional football stadiums, hockey arenas and baseball parks. In the wake of violent incidents across the state, including the 2011 beating of San...
  • State Sen. Carol Liu says community college registration must be 'more focused'

    With thousands of students unable to get the classes they need, state Sen. Carol Liu (D-La Cañada Flintridge) on Monday touted legislation that would force those entering the community college system to have an education plan — and stick with it....
  • Prop. 8: 'This is far from over,' says law prof who supported ban

    SAN FRANCISCO -- Although the Supreme Court cleared the way for same-sex marriages to resume in California, the procedural decision also leaves open the likelihood of further litigation over Proposition 8. “This is far from over, I can tell you,&...
  • Glendale Unified awaits word on early retirement takers

    Glendale Unified awaits word on early retirement takers
    Glendale Unified administrators are awaiting word from 350 employees who qualify for early retirement as part of an effort to reduce the number of lay-offs next year, official said this week. The popularity of the early retirement program will be crucial...
  • Ron Kaye: Outcry preserves the right to know

    Journalists, the good government crowd, even some ordinary people who believe in democracy, felt triumphant last week when the farce in Sacramento over what they called the "gutting … neutering … eviscerating'' of California's freedom of...
  • La Cañada Unified eyes challenges

    It's not easy being a high-performing school district in an affluent community. The La Cañada Unified School District, whose students have the second-highest test scores of any K-12 district in the state, is facing several financial challenges. While...
  • Glendale Unified's budget shortfalls are ongoing

    Having been put on notice by Los Angeles County education officials, Glendale Unified faces some “tough choices” in the months to come as it confronts a yawning budget deficit, Supt. Dick Sheehan warned recently. Speaking to the board of...
  • La Cañada Unified tables parcel tax

    With state income taxes rising and the federal government's “fiscal cliff” looming, La Cañada school officials have agreed not to place a parcel tax before La Cañada Flintridge voters next year. La Cañadans currently pay $150 per parcel to...
  • La Cañada property crimes on the rise

    La Cañada Flintridge has seen a nearly 40% increase in burglaries compared to last year, and city officials believe statewide changes to the justice system are to blame. On Monday, Crescenta Valley Sheriff’s Capt. Dave Silversparre reported 17...
  • Glendale class size proposal brings protests

    Angst over how the state budget will impact Glendale Unified boiled over this week among parents concerned about a cost-saving proposal to increase class sizes for third-graders. But district administrators say the plan is only a preliminary effort that...